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How Many Peanut Butter Sandwiches Does It Take to Fuel a Hulk?

Superheroes do superhero things: They jump, punch stuff, run fast, and sometimes shoot beams out of their...

How Long Droughts Make Flooding Worse

On Wednesday, August 17, Hannah Cloke—a hydrologist at the University of Reading—was sitting in her home office...

The Mini Missions Aboard the Artemis Rocket Pack a Big Punch

All eyes will be on the moon as the Artemis mission’s inaugural launch blasts toward our lunar...

Europe’s Plan to Wean Itself off Russian Gas Just Might Work

In 1970, West German politicians and gas executives signed a landmark deal with the Soviet Union that...

This De-Extinction Company Wants to Resurrect the Thylacine

Of all the species that humanity has wiped off the face of the earth, the thylacine is...

New Evidence Points to the Moon Once Being Part of Earth

Roughly 4.5 billion years ago, a primordial version of Earth covered in molten lava orbited the sun....

This Man Set the Record for Wearing a Brain-Computer Interface

With so few people outfitted with these devices, their longevity is still unknown. So far, the Utah...

Is Oxygen the Answer to Long Covid?

She was dead tired but couldn’t sleep, couldn’t think straight, and could barely walk. The muscle pain...

How the Huge New US Climate Bill Will Save You Money

Today President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act, a massive bill that represents the biggest investment...

As Wildfires Get More Extreme, Observatories Are at Greater Risk

It was 4 am on June 17 when Michelle Edwards, associate director of Kitt Peak National Observatory,...

Doctors Are Pioneering a Better Way to Perform Autopsies on Kids

The autopsy, which comes from the Greek word autopsia, meaning “the act of seeing with one’s own...

The Curious Afterlife of a Brain Trauma Survivor

Sophie Papp and her family had a ritual for the recently departed. Whenever a relative died, she...
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